String of Beads

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Object Name: 
String of Beads
Accession Number: 
Overall L: 46.5 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arline B. Oliphant in name of Naisha Butler
Primary Description: 
29 foils, circular, 17 opaque black glass core, band of silver foil overlaid by transparent pale green, lampworked, winding lines on surface, 12 band of silver encased in transparent pale green; 38 circular transparent pale green faceted; 54 transparent pale green bicones, faceted. Strung on waxed linen.
Oliphant, Mrs. Arline B., Source